Long term ESC project in Austria!

Location: Vienna, Austria

Project name: YOUth empower

Hosting Organization – Österreichische Kinderfreunde

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Österreichische Kinderfreunde is a children and youth organisation. It has about 300 local groups that are organised in 9 federal branches. Kinderfreunde and Rote Falken run children’s groups, kindergartens, indoor-playgrounds, family and youth centres and a lot more. Within your ESC-project you will be part of three different projects. Connect: where you will strengthen the team and support them in providing leisure time activities for young refugees in primary care facilities. Rote Falken/Kinderfreunde: We will host our annual summer camp and for this activity we see strong value for volunteers to look behind the scenes. This means: together creating a diverse, meaningful and fun program for different age groups by using non-formal education. Döbriach Falkencamp: For July and August, you would spend your time in the camp in a southern valley of Austria. You will be creating some new impressions about our work and get to know the camp site even better.

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period  – 01/05/2020 to 30/11/2022 (06 months) 

Deadline: 10 January 2020

How to apply? – Please get registration number and apply through the Youth Portal 

 No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

You will be situated in Vienna and will whether be accomodated in a students dormitory or a shared flat. For the time you will be part of the project we will organize a public transport ticket for your travel within Vienna. In order to be able to pay for your meals, you will get monthly money (around 300€) additional to your pocket money (150€).

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

You like to work in teams towards a common goal. Agree with the values of solidarity, freedom, social justice, diversity, peace and equality. Interested in gathering experience in working with children and young people. Happy to work in intercultural settings and groups.